I've seen what happens when you put a pen in a child's hand. It's like a match to the imagination. The beauty and bravery that come forth in poems is simply breathtaking.
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Funding support for the arts represented just 3.7 cents per $10,000 of Michigan state spending in Fiscal Year 2011. Knowing the arts were more valuable than a few cents, we knew better arguments were needed to prove it.
By investing in artists, wealth is created from ideas -- Detroit is rich with young and old who have great ideas and the creative spirit to bring them to fruition.
A new report makes the case that the arts can be profitable in Michigan, with state spending on cultural programs bringing significant dollars to the ...
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